Just a brief prompt, headlining one of my all-time favourite modern-day poets/songwriters/musicians.
His golden, gravelly voice seems to improve with his age (he’s now 81).
[ From: Wikipedia ]: Leonard Bernard Cohen, (born 21 September 1934, in Westmount, Quebec, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist. His work has explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships.
Stated Occupations: Musician; Singer; Songwriter; Poet; Novelist; Painter.
Here are 4 video links to just a few of my favourites – all live versions from YouTube: . . .
. . . A cover version, read by Cohen in his golden voice, of Paul Simon’s classic:
. . . and, of course, his own . . .